DNA Testing Leads Yashua Klos to New Connections and New Art

[ad_1] Yashua Klos’ first solo museum exhibition “Our Labour” Wellin Art Museum Clinton, NY is a very meaningful start. Throughout the exhibition, the themes of family and labor intertwine with the historical situation of the Great Migration and the coincidence of a DNA test that reveals blood relatives that the artist hardly knew. Born to …

What Makes Art Great? Two Comics Put a Prediction in Danger.

[ad_1] SAINT SEBASTIAN’S ABYSSby Mark Haber LONG CUTby Emily Hall Contemporary fiction does not judge the art world genres as harshly as it does, say, assassins for hire, but at least assassins can be trusted to perform a useful service. By comparison, characters in art-related novels tend to be dishonest: jackal traders, greedy collectors, fake …

Warhol’s $200 Million ‘Marilyn’ Could Test the Health of the Art Market

[ad_1] In 1985, salesman Tony Shafrazi designed a poster encourage his show Collaborative paintings by Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat. The footage showed the two performers wearing boxing gloves as if they were getting ready to fight each other. Although amusing, the poster hinted at the complex relationship between Warhol and Basquiat; they were both …

Alabama’s ’19. Ancient Dark Zone Art Treasure in the Cave of the Nameless

[ad_1] The cave curves for two miles beneath northern Alabama, with gorges that turn into mysterious dark zones, sediment deposits, a waterfall, and deep pools. Ancient footprints are buried in its furthest gorge. The names of Union soldiers from the Civil War are scribbled on a wall. Bending over the ceiling because the ceiling was …

Paris, Former Art Capital of Europe, is at the Top Again

[ad_1] TREND isn’t limited to the French capital, either. Last summer, Lucy Chadwick, the British-born former senior director of Gavin Brown’s Enterprise in New York City, has decided to relocate it, with a few days’ notice, in response to the urge to return to Europe after feeling overwhelmed by both the Trump presidency and Brexit. …